Hand carved in Maple wood and hand painted by professional artists. Made in Italy. St Leopold Figurine is available in various sizes, please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com for more information.
Feast day: November 15th
Representation and Imagery: shown as Margrave of Austria with crown, flag and a little church model.
Patron Saint of Austria, Lower and Upper Austria, Vienna and Winemakers.
Leopold was born in Austria in 1073. He became the military governor of Austria when he was twenty-three. He later married and had eighteen children and founded three monasteries as well as fostered the developent of Austrian cities. Leopold refused to become Emperor upon the death of his brother in law and died in 1135 in one of the monasteries he has founded. In 1663, Leopold was declared patron saint of Austria and in 1486, he was canonized by Pope Innocent.